Hiring Managers Articles

  • Photo of John Vlastelica speaking at Talent Connect 2019

    9 Ways to Become a Strategic Talent Advisor to Your Business, According to John Vlastelica

    December 2, 2019

    The Future of Recruiting Report found that 82% of recruiting professionals believe advising business leaders will become more important over the next five years. But in order to earn a recurring seat at the table and play a role as a trusted advisor to the business, you’ll need to demonstrate your strategic prowess on a day-to-day basis.  “Just calling yourself...

  • An HR Leader’s Advice on Improving the Recruiter-Hiring Manager Relationship in 5 Simple Steps

    March 14, 2019

    Dawn Burke, a veteran HR leader and founder of Dawn Burke HR, is a huge fan of Colonel Sanders. And, somehow, she sees KFC holding the secret that allows recruiters to build stellar relationships with their hiring managers, which is a notoriously hard thing to do. “What makes KFC chicken finger-licking good?” she asked the audience at Talent Connect 2018. “The...

  • Out-yelling Hiring Managers Doesn’t Work – Out-facting Them with These 8 Points Does

    November 21, 2018

    I learned long ago you couldn’t “out-yell” a hiring manager who claimed your perfect candidate was ill-equipped to handle the role. But you could “out-fact” the person. The story went something like this: I was working as a contingency recruiter and was told my candidate for a cost manager spot would be offered the job after meeting the CFO for a short...

  • Why AI Is No Match for HI (Human Intelligence) in Today’s...

    September 13, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making rapid strides in improving the ability to identify the best Inbound candidates. By Inbound, I...

  • 4 Steps for Influencing Hiring Managers (and Becoming an...

    December 11, 2017

    Hiring managers want two things from recruiters above all else: speed and quality—usually in that order. “They want someone really,...

  • How to Give Constructive Feedback to Candidates and Hiring ...

    December 6, 2017

    According to LinkedIn’s Talent Trends report, 94% of candidates want to receive feedback after an interview. But, giving feedback isn’...